Senior DevOps Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate GBP 90K+
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We are So Energy, a fast-growing 100% renewable energy supplier in the UK. We’ve recently joined forces with ESB Energy to become the UK’s next big green energy supplier. We've won a host of awards too; including The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and Which Recommended Supplier. Our growing company of So Energists are a diverse group with a few important things in common, we're honest, ambitious, inquisitive and we're all passionate about building a more sustainable future.

Are you an experienced DevOps Engineer who wants to work in a high performing and growing multi-disciplinary team? We are looking for someone confident in their skills to come and make a big impact on our website and online resources. If you love taking ownership, keep on reading.

The main roles and responsibilities would include design, build and support the So Energy public and private cloud infrastructure.

We are looking for someone that understands what it takes to deploy software. Someone familiar with microservice architecture. Someone comfortable with Linux but also with Windows. The successful candidate will help us define and own the deployment pipeline and monitor our public and internal tools, help to provide and maintain availability, scalability and reliability in all of our services.

What you will be doing:

  • Design, build and support the public and private cloud infrastructure using AWS, GCP, Terraform & Kubernetes.
  • Ensuring the availability, performance and readiness of our test and production environments to support our release aspirations
  • Maintain and enhance our monitoring and observability stack, ensuring we can provide a real time view on availability and performance.
  • Work within cross-functional engineering teams to build products and services.
  • Automate wherever possible
  • Deploy new digital products with cloud first strategy.
  • Balance short-term delivery with building long-term strategic components.
  • Be a force for innovation and change, contributing to the platform roadmap


  • Someone who loves and breaths technology around cloud computing/Kubernetes/infrastructure
  • Experience with cloud native CI/CD pipelines such as GitHub Actions/Argo/GKE
  • Experience scripting in a language such a Python, Bash, or Powershell
  • Some programming experience in a language such as (Java, C#, Kotlin, Go)
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform/CloudFormation
  • Experience with one or more of AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals (DNS, ports, proxies, etc)
  • Experience with security in the context of cloud or networking
  • Experience working in a software development lifecycle
  • An understanding of DevOps ‘philosophy’


  • Competitive salary up to £90,000 DOE
  • Remote working available
  • Pension matching as part of auto-enrolment
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with an extra day for your birthday!
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Cycle to work
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • An opportunity to work in a fast-changing changing industry for a leading disruptor in the field who is changing the face of the energy industry
  • Work in leafy Chiswick, with free breakfast, monthly drinks and a stunning new office space

So Energy cares about helping the energy industry become a much more diverse and inclusive environment and we work hard to lead by example. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and building an inclusive environment for all. As an equal opportunity employer, there are also several steps we take to accommodate candidates and employees with disabilities including additional time on tests during the interview process and specialist equipment for those employees that require it.

If you are interested in finding out more please apply, make sure to complete all the questions to the best of your ability and attached an up to date version of your CV.

Good luck!

Job perks/benefits: Competitive pay
Job region(s): Europe
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